The LI is run by a dedicated team of staff and governed by a Board of Trustees, Advisory Council and several committees.
About the LI Board of Trustees
The Board has legal responsibility for the LI, meets 5 times a year and has up to 13 members made up of:
- 5 Honorary Officers (elected by LI members) including: President, Vice-President, Honorary Treasurer, Honorary Secretary and either the President Elect or Immediate Past President (in alternate years)
- 1 Non-Chartered (elected by the membership)
- Chair of each of the 3 Standing Committees (Education &Membership, Policy & Communications, and Technical)
- 4 Independent Trustees who are selected according to the skills needed
|President Elect / Acting President||Carolin Göhler FLI|
|Vice President||Noel Farrer FLI PPLI|
|Hon Secretary||Mark Smeeden CMLI|
|Hon Treasurer||Mat Haslam CMLI|
|Non Chartered Trustee||Adam Barker AMLI|
|Chair EMC||Chris House CMLI|
|Chair PCC||Ian Phillips CMLI|
About the LI Advisory Council
The Council’s role is to represent members and to help set the LI’s strategic objectives. Council meets 3 times a year, and has up to 30 council members made up of:
- 5 Honorary Officers
- 3 Standing Committee Representatives (Education & Membership, Policy & Communications, Technical)
- 7 directly elected corporate members
- 2 directly elected Associate Representatives
- 1 directly elected Student Representative
- 12 Branch Representatives
About the LI Standing Committees
The 3 Standing Committees (Education & Membership, Policy & Communications, and Technical) advise on and help implement the main areas of the LI’s activity.
Each committee chair sits on the LI’s Board of Trustees, and each committee also has a representative on Advisory Council. Various subcommittees and working groups lead on specialist areas of work.
Access to LI Governance Documents
The LI’s primary governance documents are the Royal Charter and our Code of Practice These documents outline the LI’s objectives and purpose, what it means to be a landscape professional, the ethical dimension to landscape practice, and the integrity, competence, and professionalism expected of members.
Members can access a range of other governance documents, reports, and further relevant papers in the members’ website.